International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 7, Part B (2016)
Study of histopathology of papulosquamous lesion of skin a prospective and retrospective study
Sushil Chichani, SR Negi, AR Kalla and Sanjay Gaur
The frequency of occurrence of erythematous, papulosquamous diseases is high. Histopathology is highly specific and sensitive for many lesions and it remains the gold standard for most dermatological diagnosis.
Methods: Retrospective and prospective histopathological study of 78 cases was carried out in the Department of Pathology, Dr. S. N. Medical College, Jodhpur over a period of 3 years from June 2012 to June 2015.
Results: In the present study of 78 cases of papulosquamous disorders, Psoriasis (40 cases) was the commonest followed by Lichen planus (25 cases), Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris (6 cases), Parapsoriasis (4 cases), Pityriasis Rosea, Lichen striatus & Seborrheic dermatitis have (1 case) each. There was no case found on Lichen Nitidus in the present study.
Conclusion: It is concluded from this study that Psoriasis was the commonest papulosquamous lesion followed by lichen planus.
How to cite this article:
Sushil Chichani, SR Negi, AR Kalla and Sanjay Gaur. Study of histopathology of papulosquamous lesion of skin a prospective and retrospective study. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(7): 115-117.